Political Contributions Tracker

Welcome to the beta release of Urban Milwaukee's Political Contributions Tracker. Our goal is to deliver an easy-to-use interface to follow the money in Milwaukee politics. The data included below is from an on-going effort to match campaign contributions to real people.

Future updates will add organization & business affiliations, substantially more reports and a number of other improvements. Please provide feedback on our beta relase using our contact form on how we can improve the service.

Top 100 Contributors

Name Lifetime Contributions Excerpt
Frank Crivello$19,25519Executive Vice President at Phoenix Investors
Joe Crivello$16,0157Son of Frank Crivello
Anthony Crivello$15,8998Son of Frank Crivello.
Dennis Klein$11,44517Executive at CD Smith.
Kurt Jensen$10,8159Senior Vice President of Acquisitions and Leasing for Phoenix Investors.
Amit Gauri$7,3947President of Chicago firm Black Dog Corp.
Charnjit Kaur$7,3658Owner of retail store at 1301 W. Atkinson Ave. and developing building at 4616 W. Hampton Ave.
Nick Anton$7,28317Owner of La Perla.
Alex Lasry$6,95110Vice President of Strategy & Operations at the Milwaukee Bucks.
Peter Feigin$6,50011President of the Milwaukee Bucks.
Jalem Getz$6,1003President of Wantable. Founder and former head of BuySeasons
Michael Weiss$6,0437President of General Capital Group.
Alan Jin$6,0002Optometrist at Wheaton Eye Clinic in Wheaton, IL.
Robert Donovan$6,0001Eighth District Alderman.
Jeremy Kaufman$6,0003Chief Executive Officer of Kaufman Jacobs.
Ryan Trost$5,85510Senior Vice President of Finance for Phoenix Investors.
Rick Barrett$5,5896President of Barrett Visionary Development.
Ashleigh Trost$5,5058Married to Ryan Trost
John Hegarty$5,4753Former owner of Hegarty's Irish Pub and Glocca Morra.
Lynde Uihlein$5,0001
Ralph Kauten$5,0002Chairman & CEO of Quintessence Biosciences.
Herb Kohl$5,0001Former U.S. Senator.
Scott Haag$4,8004CEO of Moore Oil.
David Marks$4,7158Managing director at Phoenix Investors, LLC.
Carrie Jensen$4,7157Wife of Kurt Jensen.
Stephen Marcus$4,68910Chairman of Marcus Corp.
Karl Rajani$4,5397President of Matt Talbot Recovery Service.
Carl Mueller$4,32622Founder, chairman and CEO of Mueller Communications.
Darshan Dhaliwal$4,3104President at Bulk Petroleum
Habib Manjee$4,1509General manger of the Lady Bug Club.
Erich Schwenker$3,9444President of Cardinal Capital Management, Inc.
Ed Aprahamian$3,9003President of MidAmerican Building Services.
Giacomo Fallucca$3,8183President and CEO of Palermo Villa
Jon Ferraro$3,7936Owner of Silk Exotic.
Donald Raffaelli$3,60910Owner of Ricky's on State, a strip club and tavern.
Eugene Smith$3,5136Owner of Gene's Lane & Lounge.
Dan Bader$3,5003President and CEO of Bader Philanthropies.
Brian Randall$3,42817Attorney with Friebert, Finerty & St. John S.C.
Glenn Frankovis$3,4257Retired Milwaukee Police Department Captain.
Robert Hillis$3,3862Founder of Direct Supply.
Dick Abdoo$3,3862
Chris Abele$3,3464Milwaukee County Executive.
Frank Jaber$3,3002Owner of grocery and convenience stores.
David Lubar$3,2502President and CEO of Lubar & Co.
Nancy Flagg$3,2004Executive Director-Indirect Tax and Employment Tax at Ernst & Young LLP.
Dominic Giuffre$3,2006Owner of Giuffre Bros. Cranes.
James Phelps$3,19210President of JCP Construction.
Peter Ogden$3,1728President and chairman of Ogden & Company, Inc.
Mark Flaherty$3,0189Managing partner at Jackson Street Holdings.
Joseph Balestrieri$3,00812Owner of The Rave with wife Leslie Balestrieri.
Jeff Harris$3,0001Private investor.
John W. Miller$3,0001Principal at Arenberg Holdings LLC.
James Kitzinger$3,0001Partner at Kitzinger Lautmann Capital Management.
Michael Cudahy$3,0001Philanthropist and the founder of Marquette Electronics.
David Gruber$3,0001Attorney.
Harvey Hammond Jr.$3,0001Executive chairman of the HNTB Companies.
Marianne Lubar$3,0001Milwaukee philanthropist. Wife of Sheldon Lubar.
Mohammad Amir$3,0001
Andrew Fleckenstein$3,0001
Gulshad Parween Bhatti$3,0001Homemaker
Jamie Kitzinger$3,0001Partner at Kitzinger Lautmann Capital Management.
William Barry$3,0001Owner of Speed Systems.
Thomas Manos$3,0001President and CEO of Park Dental Specialists.
Edward Stritch$3,0002CEO of the Concord Group.
Pratap Singh$3,0001CEO, President, and Principal Engineer of K. Singh & Associates.
John Noel$3,0001Chief executive officer of AIG Travel Guard.
Jere Fabick$3,0001President of Fabick
Inder Gauri$3,0001Executive at Black Dog Corp.
Greg Alevizos$3,0001President of Capitol Husting Co.
Norma Herrera$3,0001Owner of Aranda Auto Body & Sales
Abid Husain$3,0001Physiatrist in Pennsylvania/New Jersey.
Christopher Graham$3,0001Benefits Service Manager at Aon Hewitt
Dennis Kuester$3,0001Former CEO of M&I Bank, board chair of Bradley Foundation
John Schiek$3,0001
Jeffrey Mawicke$3,0001Attorney.
Don Ahern$3,0001CEO and Chairman of Ahern Rentals, Las Vegas, NV.
Sharyn Brown$3,0001Owner of SB Specialties in Las Vegas, NV
Nicolas Alexander$3,0002
Don Layden$3,0001
Jatinder Singh (1969)$3,0001Owner of a Citgo gas station at 3104 W. Silver Spring Dr.
Vincent Toney$2,9965
Genevieve Hillis$2,9862Head of government relations at Direct Supply.
Frank Giuffre$2,9505
Jalin Phelps$2,9018Vice president of field operations at JCP Construction.
Larry Pachefsky$2,86310Owner of Mr. P's Tires.
Gloria Donovan$2,8506
Gary Goyke$2,81711Former State Senator.
Sandra Hay$2,8006Co-owner of On the Border.
Prabhu “Patrick” Kasthurirangaian$2,7924
Tan Lo$2,7754Partner at Barrett Lo Visionary Development.
Johnny Vassallo$2,7702Founder and owner of Mo’s Restaurants.
William Ryan Drew$2,7367Former Milwaukee alderman and commissioner of the Department of City Development.
George Mosher$2,6003
Robert Rauch$2,6005President of Paratech Ambulance.
Nancy Rottier$2,55211Legislative Liaison for the Director of State Courts. Former State Senator. Wife of Gary Goyke. Mother of State Assembly Representative Evan Goyke.
Mary Simoneau$2,5001Homemaker.
Bill Boelter$2,5001
Ricki Barlow$2,5001
Randy Erkert$2,5005Partner at Jackson Street Management.
Gurinder Nagra$2,4955Owner of Teutonia Gas and Food.

Top Fundraisers

Name Lifetime Contributions Average Contribution
Tom Barrett$535,7291,891$283
Robert Donovan$204,2091,676$122
Joe Davis, Sr.$117,391118$995
Jose G. Perez$108,003768$141
Robert Bauman$62,651400$157
Russell W. Stamper, II$50,379241$209
Tony Zielinski$49,491247$200
Ashanti Hamilton$49,055200$245
Khalif Rainey$39,652160$248
Terry Witkowski$35,510281$126
Chris Wiken$31,776214$148
Cavalier Johnson$29,525290$102
Michael Murphy$29,152211$138
Nik Kovac$25,280184$137
David Crowley$22,219279$80
Milele A. Coggs$18,819173$109
Mark Borkowski$18,11656$323
Chantia Lewis$15,201192$79
Johnny Thomas$14,784110$134
Sherman Morton$13,20564$206
Meagan Holman$13,186153$86
Willie Wade$12,89865$198
Robert Puente$11,68559$198
Vincent Toney$9,63184$115
Josh Zepnick$8,52670$122
Martin Matson$7,56956$135
Justin Bielinski$5,96588$68
Shannan Hayden$5,38129$186
Martin Weddle$5,34771$75
Michael Bonds$4,91621$234
Keith Bailey$4,29623$187
Randy Jones$4,14134$122
Ronny Thompson$3,85026$148
Andrew J. Shaw$3,43812$287
Monique Kelly$2,5008$313
Ira Robins$2,1459$238
David King$1,81914$130
Larresa Taylor$1,80412$150
James Methu$1,71233$52
Sean Muhammad$1,6005$320
Tracey Dent$1,11117$65
Michael Sugden, Jr.$9125$182
Frank Emanuele Jr$5021$502
Majungaray Watts$5001$500
Penny Sikora$45510$46
Tory Lowe$3901$390
Vivan Redd-Fehr$3057$44
Tim Kenney$2055$41
Angel Sanchez$1001$100
Jim Bohl$251$25

Reporting Periods

Name # of Reports Amount Raised
2017 - January Continuing7$34,631
2016 - July Continuing31$246,277
2016 - Pre-Election36$506,776
2016 - Spring Pre-Primary27$91,682
2016 - January Continuing46$519,037
2015 - July Continuing7$126,148
2015 - January Continuing9$62,508

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